Four killed in US shootings

At least four people were shot dead by a gunman in two separate but related shootings in Texas, US, Sky News reported Thursday.

Battle lines drawn as US Senate readies gun debate

The most significant US Senate debate on gun laws in 20 years starts Tuesday with the chamber introducing a bipartisan compromise on background checks, as both sides expect a razor-thin vote this week.

On-screen violence not to blame for shootings: Jennifer Lopez

Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez is convinced that the violence seen in Hollywood movies is not the only cause of the mass shootings that periodically shock the nation.

Adam Lanza ‘rarely spoke, could reassemble compute in minutes`

Adam Lanza was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes, but rarely spoke to anyone.

US school closed after teacher finds loaded gun

An elementary school in state of Oklahoma was briefly locked down after a teacher found a loaded gun in his chair.